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JEWISH SILVERWARE:
KIDDUSH CUP
KIDDUSH GOBLET
KIDDUSH BEAKER

The kiddush cup (kiddush goblet, kiddush beaker) is a goblet used for drinking wine in Jewish religious ceremonies on special occasions such as wedding or in the benediction before the evening meal preceding each Sabbath or a holy festival. Ordinarily there is no special form for these cups and any type of wine cup may be used.

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A kiddush cup or wine goblet is used on Sabbath. On Friday evening it is filled with wine, often from Israel, at the beginning of the Shabbat meal. The word 'kiddush' actually refers to the blessing which is recited over the wine before the meal begins. After Kiddush has been made, everyone present shares the wine. The goblet may be used again at the Havdallah ceremony at the end of the Sabbath.
Jewish ritual silverware include TORAH SHIELD, RIMMONIM - TORAH FINIAL, YAD -TORAH POINTER, CHANUKAH LAMP - MENORAH , ETROG CONTAINER (SPICE BOX - ESROG BOX), SILVER KIDDUSH CUP (SILVER KIDDUSH GOBLET - SILVER KIDDUSH BEAKER), SPICE TOWER

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